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Monday, May 6 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Music Business and Addiction: How Music Hurts the Artist and How It Heals

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An in-depth look at how the music industry contributes to artists’ addictions and how music helps in the healing process. Our panel will include industry management who over the course of their career have helped over 50 artists find and maintain recovery while maintaining a successful career in the music industry. We will also show how to utilize music to ease any triggers while recording or on the road and discuss what it is like during active addiction and the process of working while in recovery. The panel will also include artists in recovery to share their experiences both in addiction and in recovery, and a clinician with experience working with artists and the process.

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Naomi Fabricant

Executive Director, Face The Music Foundation
Naomi Fabricant is the Executive Director of the Face the Music Foundation, which serves to raise awareness about addiction and recovery through information based outreach, fundraising events, and social media. Fabricant has over 30 years in the music industry, in a variety of roles... Read More →

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Joseph Gorordo

VP of Business Development, Recovery Unplugged
Joseph Gorordo is VP of Business Development for Recovery Unplugged, a network of drug and alcohol treatment centers. Gorordo also oversees the entirety of the West Coast outreach team, helping maintain relationships with individuals in the community and healthcare providers to ensure... Read More →
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Josh Halverson

Josh Halverson is an award-winning singer/songwriter who was a finalist from Season 11 of  NBC's The Voice. Halverson received "Artist of the Year" and "Best Folk Recording" at the 17th Annual Native American Music Awards, was named "Artist of the Year" at the 2018 Country Music... Read More →
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Doc McGhee

American Music Manager, McGhee Entertainment, Inc.
Doc Mcghee is CEO of McGhee Entertainment, Inc. As a pioneer of the entertainment industry, McGhee is responsible for founding the legendary careers of Bon Jovi, Mötley Crüe, and Skid Row. He managed the world-famous band, KISS for over two decades and reunited them for their sold-out... Read More →

Monday May 6, 2019 3:00pm - 3:50pm CDT